Me Depot – Serving Billions
Session Topic:ME Depot: Serving Billions
Convener: Lionel Wolberger
Notes-Taker: Bill Wendel
Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:
Lionel kick-off session with overview
Lots of people here for different reasons, all arguably under the umbrella of Personal Identify
One way to think of that is a market, as a thought exercise one way to think about that is as a market. So let’s think about a place we can call Me Depot.
Driving by in car, see Home Depot but not interested in Home Debot, but not interested in stopping because “we don’t need anything for our car.”
Come to Me Depot, and say, Oh, my personal sovereignty has been bothering me… let’s pull in.”
“I’m uncomfortable about using gmail, now that we have kids.”
Walk into Me Depot, greeted by gMEreater, who asks How can I help?
Walk-in and can we think of the departments in Me Depot
Exercise is designed to get people thinking
What isle would your product go into?
Me Depot = Personal Empowerment Store
Everything flows to your personal cloud
Anything you buy can interconnect now
But IoT = too silo’ed
What do you want to export to your OWN cloud?
Find ready made stuff
Geeks are first adopters so need to
Read the news and suddenly we realize we have a need
We Depot = Common Good store?
What data am I willing to share with 4th Party?
Five Personal ID Respect Network package sold at auction for $185 ($150 retail value)
Discussion of need have alternatives to internet of things that connect to the enterprise
Eg. Fitbit = own silo’ed
Respect Network is trying to create a market for personal data that we keep in the cloud
Do people know enough about cloud to know what we’re talking about?
Should be in the store
Cloud service provider (CSP)
Cloud network isle
Wearables / personal
Put intangible stuff in a box, because that is the only thing people understand
Intangible Me departments
Demonstrate what I can do
Document what I have done
Tangible Me departments
Home Cloud Appliance
Drummond “beginning to think more that people are going to be keeping more and more of these boxes at home. Some are really sexy like
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